At new program at Wayne State University in Michigan will give students a financial break. The "Spring/Summer Tuition Break" initiative offers students a 30 percent tuition discount in those semesters if they tackle a full load in the previous fall and winter semesters and carry a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
The University of California, Berkeley has implemented a grants management system to help researchers and administrators track and report on grant milestones and spending.
Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management has abandoned the age-old print and PDF course catalog in favor of a new e-catalog based on technology from Digital Architecture.
A newly designed online portal is letting current and prospective Southwestern Michigan College attendees handle a range of administrative, financial, and curricular functions, in a system expressly designed for mobile use.
Sullivan University, based in Louisville, KY, has adopted management software with internal dashboards in an effort to help executives make better informed decisions.
Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, a competitor in the student debit card business.
Michigan State University is enhancing the functionality of its Kuali Financial System with integration of a third-party purchasing service.
Montclair State University in New Jersey is implementing a new financial management solution with the goal of improving service for students, staff, customers and partners.
The University of Pennsylvania has formally begun moving away from ID cards that use a magnetic stripe and to cards with embedded chips.
To keep students' academic plans on track, the University of Washington developed open source software that integrates previously siloed administrative functions such as degree audit and articulation, student lifecycle and recruitment, registration and advising.